Geneva University of Music
The Geneva University of Music (HEM Haute école de musique) is one of the most prestigious higher music education institution in Switzerland. It brings together, in the hearth of Europe, an academic and artistic community of international renown.
The HEM has its origin in the Conservatoire de Musique de Genève, founded in 1835, one of the oldest in Europe. Franz Liszt and Dinu Lipatti are among the many distinghished artists who have taught there.
The HEM offers complete bachelor and master curriculums covering the complete range of musical professions : performance, conducting, composition, pedagogy.
The HEM hosts 650 students, 100 of them being hosted in the Neuchâtel branch. It is part of the University of Applied Sciences western Switzerland (HES-SO), the largest professional University in the country, hosting 14'000 students.